Healthcare Network Honors NCEF


NAPLES, December 24 – The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) today announced that it has named the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) as its 2015 Healthcare Networker of the Year.  The honor will be conferred at the Port Royal Club on January 14th at 5:30pm.

NCEF, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, has granted funds to HCN to serve an ever increasing numbers of patients, including funding buildings, medical and administrative staff and specific programs like integrated behavioral health.

The Healthcare Networker of the Year honors an individual, organization, or company that has made a significant impact on the landscape of primary healthcare through fiscal generosity, leadership, or support.

Persons interested in attending the event may contact Elizabeth Zuluaga at 239-658-3113 or purchase tickets ($75.00 per person) online at

Founded in 1977, The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida provides primary health and dental care to over 60 percent of Collier County’s children as well as family care, women’s care and behavioral care to over 41,000 patients through its 20 facilities from Immokalee to Naples to Marco Island.